Dr. Robert Alan, MD

Dr. Robert Alan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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Dr. Robert Alan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1964 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4540 Cordata Pkwy Ste 103

Bellingham, WA 98226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Washington State
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lazy Eye
high
more than 85% of peers
Hypertropia
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Alan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

4  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Madigan Gen Usa Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alan's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alan to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Alan was a God send and due to his outstanding expertise, my post chemo dry eyes/burned eyes were treated properly and I had instant relief from my 10 plus pain level. I do not want to see him every retire, he is the very best of the best.
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